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Welcome to Carthage ...
The village of Carthage is located in the Adirondacks.
The location of Carthage has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Carthage, you might consider that their post office opened in 1816.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Carthage has a population of 3,326 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Carthage is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Carthage lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Carthage is located in the (315) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carthage had an population of 3,326 people. This is a decrease of 11.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.62% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Carthage had a population of 3,747 people. This makes Carthage the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of Carthage represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 594th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,747 people, the population of Carthage has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,721 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Carthage.
Communities Also Named Carthage ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 24 communities that are also named Carthage - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, South Dakota (2), Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Carthage.
Communities near Carthage ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Carthage.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carthage. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carthage.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carthage. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Carthage.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carthage. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Carthage.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carthage ...
Looking for more information about Carthage? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Carthage, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Carthage.
Adding Carthage to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Carthage in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Carthage was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Carthage in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Carthage.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Carthage. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.ny.us/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023